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Nov. 27, 2014 (Happy Thanksgiving)
- Power outages surge across Granite State, Thanksgiving travel disrupted by storm
Seacoast Online
- No power on Thanksgiving for thousands
Union Leader
- Fans of NH farm-raised turkeys say their birds are worth it
- Mitt Romney is out front, but says he's not running again
- Weight of snow leads to significant number of power outages
- Ayotte discusses immigration, Ferguson chaos
Concord Monitor
- Unemployment rates in all NH counties tick downward in October
- NH rental costs back on the rise
- PSNH: 'power restoration could be a multi-day effort'

Nov. 26, 2014
- Andrew Card tapped as next Franklin Pierce University president
- Bankruptcy court OKs sale of Fuller Oil
- Epping selectmen express doubt about marijuana dispensary proposal
Seacoast Online
- Marijuana dispensary proposal worries Epping selectmen
- New options for paying state taxes
- Some FairPoint strikers get jobless benefits, but not in NH, Maine
Union Leader
- Rymes takes over for Fuller, deliveries start Wednesday
- Keene Pumpkin Festival issues to get full airing Tuesday
- Most of state to see 6 to 10 inches of snow
- Progress continues on development of Hooksett welcome centers
- Sale of Fred Fuller Oil complete
Citizen of Laconia
- Lawyer in FRM case to give up license
Nashua Telegraph
- Fuller Oil sale to Concord-based Rymes finalized; service to begin Wednesday
- Statehouse eyes turned toward O’Brien’s style in second go as House Speaker
- NH taxes can now be paid by credit card
- Medical marijuana dispensary proposal faces criticism in Epping
- Amid busy travel, NH set for 1st storm of season

Nov. 25, 2014

- Hassan orders $18 million in budget cuts
- Ayotte critical of Obama in wake of Hagel resignation
- New Hampshire Institute of Art names new president
- NHIA: Merger talks with SNHU are dead
Seacoast Online
- Marijuana dispensary proposal worries Epping selectmen
- Gov. Hassan asks agencies for $18M in budget cuts
- Sen. Ayotte blasts Obama after Hagel resignation
Union Leader
- Sources say former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card to be tapped as Franklin Pierce president
- Hearing on sale of Fred Fuller Oil delayed until Tuesday
- Salem High opts out of federal program in effort to get more students to buy lunch
- NH senators react to Hagel resignation
- First NH medical marijuana facility proposed in Epping
- Potential for significant snowfall by Thanksgiving morning
- Sale of Fuller Oil hits snag in court
- Hassan issues executive order to cut budgets
Citizen of Laconia
- Belknap County to raise budget by over $1 million
Concord Monitor
- $18 million in NH budget cuts a ‘first step;’ more reductions to come
- Sale of Fuller Oil to Rymes Oil and Propane continued to Tuesday
- Ayotte, Shaheen seek answers from VA on ‘Choice Program’
- Poll says NH residents want stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving
Conway Daily Sun
- Thanks — and giving: Local food pantries serve increased need
Foster's Daily Democrat
- NH service to honor President Franklin Pierce
- State police to outline patrols for holiday travel
- Toys for Tots drive kicks off in New Hampshire
Nashua Telegraph
- Internal Revenue Service liens snag Fuller Oil sale to Rymes; two other potential buyers in the wings
- Anthem in NH named in national class action suit
- Report recommends expanded access to drug that counteracts drug overdose

Nov. 24, 2014
- Northern Pass opponents' lawsuit thrown out by judge
- Keene State taking part in study on higher ed economic inequality
Seacoast Online
- UNH promoting healthier choices at meals
Union Leader
- Tough task for NH budget writers
- Judge rejects reconsideration of lawsuit against Northern Pass
Concord Monitor
- NH to fight glut of heroin overdoses by availing reversal drug
- Commission examining New Hampshire’s high workers' compensation costs splits over plan to limit what medical providers can charge
- Colleges hope to engage students on wealth gap
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Shea-Porter prepares to leave office
- Hassan to present budget reductions
- Will warming trend hurt snowmaking?

Nov. 23, 2014
Seacoast Online
- The return of Bill O'Brien: Area reps hope for greater bipartisanship
- Keene: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off
Union Leader
- A kinder, gentler House Speaker?
- 30 years later, Tammy Belanger isn't forgotten
- Gary Rayno's State House Dome: Get ready for some undoing in Concord
Concord Monitor
- Better flavor, higher price tag when it comes to local turkeys in New Hampshire
- Market Basket official: How’d we do it? We just did it
- O'Brien's return as NH House speaker sparks concern
- Survey: NH retailers expect boost in holiday sales
Nashua Telegraph
- Analysis of NH rail, transit alternatives available

Nov. 22, 2014

- Shaheen, Ayotte split on Obama's immigration executive order
- Ski areas capitalize on cold weather, get a jump on season
Seacoast Online
- Shipyard fire drills ramp up after USS Miami blaze
- Long Bridge replacement called 'critical' for region
- Shaheen says immigration reform needed
- Local fishermen fight ‘ridiculous’ recreational ban
Union Leader
- FairPoint strikers rally; determined to remain strong
- NH delegation hopes executive order sparks immigration debate
Concord Monitor
- Dartmouth and Ayotte discuss plans to address sex assaults
- Southern NH becoming preferred route for gas pipeline
Conway Daily Sun
- MSAD 72 parents rebel against Common Core
- NRC inspection finds three violations at Seabrook plant
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Energy challenges lie ahead for New Hampshire
Keene Sentinel
- Keene State College one of two colleges leading a three-year initiative on economic inequality
Nashua Telegraph
- WBIN-TV drops ‘Cosby Show’ over sex assault allegations
- Windham woman says Bill Cosby tried to sexually assault her

Nov. 21, 2014
- Vermont Yankee announces 48 NH layoffs ahead of plant closure
- No-go for homeless day center in Exeter neighborhood
- Study: Rail to Manchester a good deal, Concord only so-so
- Rules set for new medical marijuana dispensaries
- Fish and Game reports bear, deer hunting numbers
Seacoast Online
- Marijuana dispensary eyed in Epping
- Shipyard firefighters union president disputes Navy report
- Shaheen to tour Long Bridge Friday
Union Leader
- Big potential, big subsidies projected in new rail study
- Rymes works to finalize Fuller sale
- NH asks feds for waiver on Medicaid
- New lawsuits filed in connection with meningitis outbreak
- Plaistow town planner faces dozens of charges
Citizen of Laconia
- POP Project focuses on suicide and mental health
Concord Monitor
- Medical marijuana treatment center rules approved
Conway Daily Sun
- Chandler won't seek Democratic support for Speaker
- Planning Commission details Rockingham County transportation projects
Nashua Telegraph
- Crowds pack commuter rail hearing at Nashua Public Library
- Medical marijuana rules approved; first big hurdle cleared for NH law
- New Hampshire bats dying from fast spreading disease

Nov. 20, 2014
- Cod catch limits to be cut by 75 percent ... again
- Drug, alcohol abuse drag down NH economy by $1.8 billion
Seacoast Online
- City concerned about third-party driving service Uber
- NH campuses promoting tobacco-free policies
Union Leader
- Manchester, Uber headed for a collision over taxi regulations?
- Former mayor makes pitch for commuter rail
- County attorney defends plea deal for Hampton woman who fatally struck pedestrian
- Will the past be prologue in the State House with 'O'Brien II?'
- Weare residents air grievances about police department
- O'Brien, targeted by Democrats in election, set to return as speaker
Concord Monitor
- VA ‘Choice Program’ begins, prompting some questions
- Home builders are confident, but construction isn’t booming
- Medical marijuana alternative treatment center rules up for approval
Foster's Daily Democrat
- New reps learn rules of New Hampshire House
- Bear harvest up, deer down in New Hampshire
Keene Sentinel
- Monadnock school board chairman: STEAM program needs to stay
Nashua Telegraph
- Meeting Thursday on commuter rail to NH report
- Groundhog that attacked Hampton man going viral on Twitter

Nov. 19, 2014
- O'Brien picked for House speaker; Republicans expect less conflict, more cooperation
- NH unemployment falls to 4.2%, lowest rate in six years
- No breakthrough in meeting between FairPoint, striking workers
Seacoast Online
- O'Brien nominated for NH House speaker
- FairPoint strike continues after mediation fails
- Conference in Portsmouth explores aging in northern New England
Union Leader
- GOP gives nod to Bill O'Brien's return as House speaker
- State, Fuller lawyer agree sale would avert a customer crisis
- Premiums drop, so do subsidies for Obamacare
- Study will reveal if interstate train could chug from Boston to Concord
- Senator's husband wants DNC post
- With cash running out, Fred Fuller seeks expedited sale to Rymes
- O'Brien nominated as next NH speaker
Concord Monitor
- Bill O’Brien named Republican speaker of the House
- PSNH president: NH electricity rates on seasonal roller coaster
- Northern Pass officials willing to bury more transmission lines, but how much more?
- NH Congressional delegates’ Keystone XL votes fall along party lines
Conway Daily Sun
- O'Brien edges Chandler by four votes for Speaker
Keene Sentinel
- Company pitching gas pipeline reaches out to local towns
Nashua Telegraph
- Nashua state rep results unchanged by recounts; charter question in limbo
- Average health insurance premiums dropped 15% for NH due to more competition
- Are ‘big money,’ influence drowning out ‘regular’ Americans?
- NH jobless rate slips, but work force totals are stagnant at best
- NH retailers upbeat about holiday season
- Bill O'Brien voted back into role as NH House Speaker

Nov. 18, 2014
- Fitch lowers Manchester's bond credit rating
- Utilities offer workshops in advance of electric rate hikes
Seacoast Online
- Portsmouth Regional Hospital now part of ACA exchange
- NH Dept. of Corrections wants $47 million more
- Substance abuse costs NH $1.8 billion, study says
Union Leader
- Rymes co-owner says Fuller Oil situation was 'dire'
- No jail time for GOP official over scuffle at Newmarket polls with AG investigator
- No result changes in final election recounts
- Health officials discuss Ebola in community meeting
Concord Monitor
- Program gives support, guidance to New Hampshire college applicants
- NH corrections officials look to add $48 million over two-year budget cycle
- Report: New Hampshire economy lost $1.85 billion due to substance abuse in 2012
- Kearsarge community forum airs questions, concerns about Ebola
- State representatives on choice for speaker of the House, in their own words
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Rochester motorcycles to be used to help combat Ebola
- Prices continue per gallon drop
Keene Sentinel
- In incidents such as Keene riots, standards still evolving on using social media evidence
Nashua Telegraph
- Rymes Propane & Oli Co. looking to save jobs
- City to practice using Facebook (yes, Facebook) as a public safety tool
- Feds join NH worker misclassification efforts
- NH House Republicans choose between two ex-speakers to lead them

Nov. 17, 2014
Seacoast Online
- Agencies present requests for next budget
- New England senators want bipartisan lunches
- Oyster restoration program thriving
- O'Brien, Chandler compete for House speaker post
Union Leader
- David Nixon remembered at New Boston memorial service
- Customers relieved with sale of Fred Fuller to Rymes Oil
Citizen of Laconia
- Back to back meetings in Belknap County on Monday
Concord Monitor
- Franklin Pierce’s birthday to be remembered Nov. 25
- NH utilities pledge to help customers
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Report details substance abuse's economic impact
- Labor market continues to gain strength

Nov. 16, 2014
- Bankruptcy judge: Fred Fuller can use cash to fulfill contracts
Union Leader
- New Hampshire's energy future in 'crisis'
- Fred Fuller Oil sold
- NH's fishing industry staggered
- Chandler, O'Brien jockey for support ahead of vote for NH Speaker
- Fish & Game seeks ways to stay afloat
- Garry Rayno's State House Dome: One big decision remains in Concord
- Fred Fuller to sell to Rymes
Concord Monitor
- Battle for speaker of the House boils down to leadership styles
- NH Supreme Court uphold’s waitresses’ wage claims against Concord restaurant
- NH ramps up for health-care enrollment
- Struggling heating oil provider will be sold
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Strafford County's jail is a model for rehabilitation
- Jail rehab program focuses inmates on themselves
- Business group to hold workforce housing event
Keene Sentinel
- Monadnock employee health insurance again focus of confusion
Nashua Telegraph
- Fuller Co. assets bought by Rymes; oil, propane deliveries to resume
- Both uninsured, covered urged to check options
- NH targets companies that turn employees into ‘contractors’ to save money
- Guinta says Republicans need to govern rather than shutting down govt

Nov. 15, 2014
- Report: At $32,795, NH once again tops in average student debt
- Community colleges request budget increase to lower tuition
- Forum aims to ease concerns as NH doctor returns from Ebola-stricken country
Seacoast Online
- City has ‘very good meeting’ with governor
- Skating rink construction damages historical artifacts
Union Leader
- Fuller fuel company gets some breathing room
- Rand Paul laces up
- Tie goes to Dems
- Canobie Lake Park sues Google over company outing  article
- Fred Fuller Oil can continue operating during bankruptcy
- State uses advanced technology to keep eye on roads
- Organizers hope to establish museum in honor of Ray Burton
Concord Monitor
- More positions being cut at NHTI
- Prices for home heating fuels expected to be lower this year
- All three legislative ties settled by recount
- NH Department of Health and Human Services: New money critical
- Electronic filing begins in Rockingham County courts
Keene Sentinel
- Residents air frustration at community meeting after Keene riots
- NH Supreme Court to decide on Monadnock school district's funding formula
- McConnell takes NH House seat by three votes after recount
Nashua Telegraph
- Judge frees oil sales money to keep Fuller afloat
- Public hearing on Ebola set for Monday in North Sutton
- Postal Service workers protest in Manchester over pending cuts

Nov. 14, 2014
- NH set to launch second open enrollment for ACA plans
- Obamacare sign-ups are coming: Here's how to shop your new options
- As snow flies, NH contemplates using less salt
- NH Supreme Court rejects lawsuit by officers injured in Greenland shooting
- Rep. Laurie Sanborn drops from House speaker race, big name Republicans back Chandler
- State agencies present budget requests to Gov. Hassan
Seacoast Online
- Cushing wins House seat after tie-breaker recount
- Inquiry cites complacency in shipyard submarine fire
- Hassan kicks off insurance sign-up season
- University system requests additional $21 million
Union Leader
- Attorney: Fuller Oil needs cash infusion or there could be 'empty tanks and cold people' in January
- Sanborn withdraws from Speaker's race
- Supreme Court will not reinstate lawsuit against Greenland shooter's mother
- Thousands seek justice in NH's small-claims courts
- Budget discussions begin in Concord
Citizen of Laconia
- Judge to decide issue of free speech vs. orderly meetings
- Forum participants vow to end drug epidemic
- Andrew Hosmer prevails in State Senate recount
- Commissioners meet with department heads to address needs
Concord Monitor
- University officials to state: More state money needed to keep tuition down, attract students
- New Hampshire House speaker race down to Chandler, O’Brien
- New Hampshire praised for ACA implementation
Conway Daily Sun
- 'Starting the conversation' about drugs in the community
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Mayor: ‘We have a (heroin) crisis'
- DOT may raise speed limit on Spaulding
- Labor market continues to gain strength
- USNH representatives urge restoration of funding to continue in-state tuition freeze
- Four more insurance carriers to offer ACA 2015
- New Hampshire health advisory group meets
- UNH Cooperative Extension gets new leader
Nashua Telegraph
- Many more choices when shopping for health insurance this year, starting Saturday
- Liberty Utilities agrees to gas pipeline deal
- Vets’ business aid programs: few and far between
- Entrepreneurship lures New Hampshire veterans
- Evaluating NH’s expanded health plan options
- Keene residents sound off about the future of the Pumpkin Festival
- NH House Speaker's race heats up; political elite tab Gene Chandler
- How Jeanne Shaheen did what other Democratic incumbents senators could not

Nov. 13, 2014

- Concerned Fred Fuller customers reaching out to NH attorney general
Seacoast Online
- House Democrats elect Penacook's Shurtleff leader
Union Leader
- Trump leads tribute for slain journalist James Foley
- Residents to meet to discuss future of Keene Pumpkin Festival
- Commissioner says he mixed up phone calls on night of prosecutor's firing
- Ayotte, other NH GOP heavyweights urge support of Gene Chandler as Speaker
- Called a 'casualty' of Northern Pass, Campton's Owl's Nest Resort sold for $2 million in foreclosure
- Ayotte approval numbers stand out in 2016 Senate set
- So far, recounts don't change state election results
- Havenstein, Hassan spent more than $1m each in general election
- NH Lakes Association's lake host program honored at ceremony
- James Foley honored with First Amendment Award
- More than $5.5 million spent in governor's race
Concord Monitor
- Slain NH journalist James Foley receives First Amendment award
- Donald Trump guest speaker at event honoring James Foley
- Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount
- Business representatives make predictions on upcoming legislative action
- Hassan introduces new SEC nominees
- Controversial pipeline route proposed in Southern NH
Foster's Daily Democrat
- State agencies to present budget requests
- New Hampshire prepares for health care enrollment
Keene Sentinel
- Monadnock residents tackle food, income struggles at poverty forum
Nashua Telegraph
- NH heating oil industry ready to adapt to Fuller Oil’s bankruptcy
- New women’s business center to set up shop in New Hampshire
- Rockingham County Attorney denies firing was retaliation
- National LGBT friendly study rates 353 cities - including five in New Hampshire

Nov. 12, 2014
- Governor, Congressional leaders honor state's 130,000 vets
- Perry tests 2016 waters: Addresses charges, Keystone pipeline, border security
Seacoast Online
- Commissioner worried about assistant attorney's firing
- Hassan nominates Rye lawyer to PUC committee
- UNH expands sexual assault prevention program
Union Leader
- Rockingham County Attorney denies firing of whistleblower was retaliation
- Troubled home heating oil provider Fred Fuller files for bankruptcy
- NH salutes veterans for their service
- Some Fred Fuller customers concerned about company's future
- Veterans honored at ceremony in Boscawen
- Memorial Bridge rededicated to veterans
- What you need to know after Fred Fuller Oil's bankruptcy filing
- Perry wraps up trip to NH
Citizen of Laconia
- 'Spice' is banned by city
- Fred Fuller Oil promises deliveries during bankruptcy
- Medal of Honor recipient leads Veterans Day event
Concord Monitor
- Fred Fuller Oil customers should continue to receive fuel throughout bankruptcy proceedings, lawyer says
- Concord to consider zoning for medical marijuana treatment centers
- Hassan changes nominations to Site Evaluation Committee
- NH provides more details on Ebola quarantine, isolation plans
- UNH sex assault program expands to high schools
- New Hampshire nominees sought for small-business awards
Conway Daily Sun
- Ski season begins at Wildcat, Bretton Woods
- Conway dismisses longtime prosecutor
- Kingston may fine people for putting snow in road
- Regular deer season opens Wednesday
- Hike Safe law takes effect Jan. 1
- NH online nursing degree programs accredited
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Honor where honor is due: Veterans remembered
- Hassan makes nominations to PUC, energy committee
- UNH receives grant to expand bystander intervention education
- Laconia passes 'spice' ban for sale, possession
Keene Sentinel
- Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks pipeline, border security
Nashua Telegraph
- Fuller Oil files for bankruptcy protection, right before lawsuit set to begin
- Nashua Veterans Day parade organizer calls for paid holiday
- Five insurers now offer coverage on the ACA exchange in the Granite State, so what are the choices?

Nov. 11, 2014
- Perry visits NH to test 2016 waters
- Recount in store for state Senate seat, 18 other NH races
- In Lincoln, a new resort arises from former paper mill site
- Second ACA enrollment begins Nov. 15
Seacoast Online
- As conflict continues overseas, vets adjust to life at home
- Federal regulators release plan on New England cod
- Perry says he'll decide on presidential bid in late spring
Union Leader
- Whistleblower in state probe fired by new Rockingham County Attorney
- Officials: Derry poll worker was 'not invited back'
- Perry, Havenstein join Marines' birthday party
- Perry wraps up NH visit, says elections refuted President
- NH Sec. of State schedules 19 recounts
- Officials investigate series of deadly heroin overdoses
- NH state parks have better trails, facilities thanks to AmeriCorps
- Winter weather can be tough to predict in NH
- Poll worker claims she was fired for saying 'God bless you'
Concord Monitor
- Perry in NH: Preparing White House bid, will decide in 2015
- Laconia okays ordinance to ban spice; legislators may do the same
- Fuller Oil files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
- Stigma prevents veterans from accessing care, NH commission says
- Lawmakers authorize lawsuit against county
- Ash borer firewood quarantine expands to Rockingham County
Foster's Daily Democrat
- New Hampshire holding Veterans Day ceremonies
Keene Sentinel
- Franklin Pierce University president to step down Jan. 9
- Modern day slave trade is active everywhere
- New natural gas pipeline proposed
- Nashua, NH, native Ryan Pitts reflects on Medal of Honor

Nov. 10, 2014
Seacoast Online
- Conway fires assistant attorney
- NH college student is write-in victor in county race
- New treatment unit at state prison in Berlin
Union Leader
- 'God bless you' cited in firing of Derry election worker
- North Country to get more troopers
- Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Wind blows a new direction in Concord
- Issues for 2016 primary coming into focus
- With midterms over, courting of NH voters steps up
- Gov. Rick Perry visits the Granite State
- Some ski mountains open for business Sunday
- Hassan declares November as Carbon Monoxide Awareness month
Citizen of Laconia
- Little-known program gives hope to aging veterans
Concord Monitor
- Amid firewood quarantine, NH officials tell wood suppliers to be cautious
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Perry wraps up 2-day visit to early primary state
- Vote recounts to begin in 19 races
Keene Sentinel
- Peterborough solar project on track to start construction
- Monadnock Region towns being considered for alternative gas pipeline route
Nashua Telegraph
- Peterborourgh to get state’s first megawatt solar plant thanks to financing and laws rather than technology
- 5 things to know about next phase of health law

Nov. 9, 2014
Union Leader
- Urgent care facilities continue to grow in popularity
- Court overthrows Northern Pass lawsuit
- Health officials bring attention to diabetes
Concord Monitor
- Making the most of the ground game: GOP catches up to Dems in midterm election
- Potato Project provides 45,000 pounds of potatoes to food agencies in southern New Hampshire
- State law bars daughter from pressing sex assault charges against father
- Region battles cheap, powerful heroin that kills
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Election analysis: NH voters send no clear message to Democrats, Republicans
- Bear with us: After Maine vote, will anti-hunting groups target NH?
- ORHS named one of nation's top high schools
Nashua Telegraph
- Few problems at the new polls
- Shaheen does humble victory dance in her hometown

Nov. 8, 2014
- Lack of transparency leaves some Medicare patients in dark at half of NH hospitals
- Pipeline developer 'seriously considering' moving route to NH
Seacoast Online
- State reps threaten to sue commissioners
- Sarah Long Bridge to close 10 months during replacement project
- Northern Pass backers confident of 2015 agreement
- City to broadcast Common Core info sessions
- Recount set in District 21 House race
Union Leader
- Shaheen machine well-oiled
- Democratic caucus chooses Woodburn as Senate minority leader
- Food bank seeks donations as holidays near
- Shaheen hopes Democrats, Republicans will work together
- Governor will face Republican-controlled House, Senate
Concord Monitor
- For Free State pols, seemingly harsh policies are for the best
- Judge tosses out first major lawsuit against Northern Pass project
- Nineteen recounts requested, process to begin next week
- NH public health division updates Ebola guidance
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Shaheen talks compromise, ‘sweet’ victory while touring Dover
Keene Sentinel
- All eyes in NH House on election of next speaker
- Rindge rep vows to fight possible O'Brien speakership
- New Hampshire gets an "A" for reducing preterm births

Nov. 7, 2014

- UNH study: Bobcat population has recovered dramatically
- Second delay for state's Medicaid managed care program
Seacoast Online
- Local city and town clerks vary in release of voting results
- Ballot machine makes its debut in Kensington
Union Leader
- Garry Rayno's State House Dome: Morse expected to face no opposition at GOP caucus to lead state senate
- New Hampshire revenues down 1 percent in October
- Shaheen campaign manager reflects on victory
Concord Monitor
- More people posting ballot selfies online in protest of law; legislators say they will move to repeal
- Liberty Utilities reaches agreement to buy gas through proposed pipeline in Southern New Hampshire
- Secretary of state’s office sees about a dozen recount requests filed
Conway Daily Sun
- Dark horse Miller 'astonished' by his county commission victory
- It's a wrap: Good day for GOP and many incumbents in Tuesday's election
- Fish and Game Department tests the waters for boat fees
- GOP could have big impact in Legislature
Foster's Daily Democrat
- New Hampshire health center gets $242K to grow
- Newly re-elected Sen. Shaheen to thank supporters
- GOP's Havenstein to stay active; mum on future run
Keene Sentinel
- Recount requested in local NH House race that ended in tie
- A tale of two turnouts on Election Day in Keene
- Rick Perry to visit Keene State College
Nashua Telegraph
- NH, MBTA officials discuss bringing rail to Nashua’s doorstep
- NH cancels April deadline for nursing home Medicaid managed care
- So long 2014, hello 2016
- Walt Havenstein won't rule out a second run for office

Nov. 6, 2014

- In second term, Hassan faces GOP-led Legislature, Executive Council
- New England electricity prices spike as gas pipelines lag
- How NH Democrats stemmed the red tide: An early look
- Newmarket GOP chair charged with assault at polls
- North Country incumbents hold their own
Seacoast Online
- Stiles credits constituent service for win
- O'Brien seeking return to NH House speaker role
- Cushing, Sheffert await recount
Union Leader
- What's next for NH politics?
- Outspoken Rep. Steve Vaillancourt defeated
- Republicans take control of House and Executive Council
- GOP stampede swerves around top-of-ticket Democrats
- Conway says she wants to restore public trust in Rockingham County Attorney Office
- NH voters crisscrossed party lines in midterm election
- Republicans likely to regain control of NH State House
- Most top incumbents win in NH elections
Citizen of Laconia
- Hosmer edges out Lauer-Rago to retain senate seat
Concord Monitor
- U.S. Senate voting breakdown by town
- In Merrimack House District 9 one Moffett in, another waits
- Late flurry of cash adds to record-setting Senate race
- Candidates mainly responsible for yard signs
- Republicans fared well in Southern NH
Foster's Daily Democrat
- With Shea-Porter’s defeat, Guinta only top GOP victor in NH
- 'Frugal’ Watters runs a clean(up) campaign
- Martha Fuller Clark wins fifth term in state Senate
Keene Sentinel
- Democrats win all six Keene races for NH House
- Zerba elected Cheshire County treasurer
- Longtime Cheshire County commisioner ousted by fellow Walpole resident
- Van Ostern, Wheeler elected to Executive Council
- Rivera re-elected Cheshire County sheriff
Nashua Telegraph
- Despite success at the top of the ticket, Democrats beaten badly in state races
- In Hillsborough County, GOP sweep removes County Attorney LaFrance, re-elects Sheriff Hardy
- New Hampshire Democrats keep US Senate, governor
- It's back to the future for Frank Guinta
- Turnout at Tuesday's election could break records
- GOP wins in House set stage for possible return of Bill O'Brien as speaker
- Republican wins Rockingham County Attorney position, ending a year of turmoil

Nov. 5, 2014
- Republicans add to NH Senate majority
- Hassan wins second term as governor
- Frank Guinta takes Congressional District 1
- Kuster wins second term
Seacoast Online
- Shaheen defeats Brown, retains Senate seat
- Guinta ousts Shea-Porter in NH 1st District race
- Conway elected County Attorney
- Gov. Maggie Hassan wins second term
- Cali-Pitts defeats Thorsen for state rep
- Stiles defeats Muns to retain Senate seat
- Hampton's Cushing stunned with tie in House race
- Prescott defeats Schlachman in Senate race
- Fuller Clark defeats Nazzaro
- Borden, Sherman returned to House
- Lovejoy keeps NH House seat
Union Leader
- Rollercoaster of Senate vote count ends with Shaheen re-election
- Kuster, Guinta win returns to Congressional seats
- Hassan holds off Havenstein challenge to return to corner office
- Conway wins Rockingham County Attorney race
- GOP appears to solidify hold on state Senate; Vaillancourt loses House race
- Election official says voter turnout may set midterm record
- Shaheen defeats Brown to keep Senate seat
- Conway elected Rockingham County attorney
- Shea-Porter concedes race to Guinta in 1st District
- Full 2014 general election results in New Hampshire
- Kuster beats Garcia in 2nd Congressional District
- Hassan wins re-election bid for governor
Citizen of Laconia
- Voter turnout high in Lakes Region
- DeVoy beats Pollak in county commissioner race
- Forrester re-elected for third term in state senate
- Kenney defeats Cryans to return to Executive Council
Concord Monitor
- Jeanne Shaheen predicted winner early on, Scott Brown says not so fast, but results remain unchanged
- Strong returns vault Hassan to another term as governor
- Democrat Annie Kuster retains seat in U.S. House, deflecting challenge from Republican Marilinda Garcia
- Feltes easily wins NH Senate District 15 seat
- Republican Guinta reclaims 1st Congressional District seat
- NH HOUSE: Tight races across state in fight for House
- Pappas, Van Ostern win new terms on Executive Council
- Reardon wins Merrimack County Commissioner District 1
Conway Daily Sun
- Butler, Chandler, Buco and Umberger retain seats; McCarthy edges White
- Dewhurst defeats Gordon for county attorney
- Bradley re-elected to state Senate
- House District 13 stays Republican
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Brown concedes Senate race to Shaheen
- Hassan wins second term
- Guinta takes congressional seat from Shea-Porter
- Watters the likely Senate 4 winner
Nashua Telegraph
- Milford’s David Wheeler beats Nashua alderman Sheehan for Executive Council seat
- NH exit poll results: 'Carpetbagger' tag sticks to Brown; Hassan picks up GOP crossover votes
- Lasky tops Hohensee for third State Senate term
- Avard beats Gilmour in senate District 12
- Jeanne Shaheen declared winner over Scott Brown in NH Senate race
- Maggie Hassan tops Walt Havenstein to win 2nd term as governor
- Newmarket, NH, GOP chair claims he was assaulted by AG rep at polling place
- Firewood quarantine extended to Hillsborough County as Asian beetle spreads

Nov. 4, 2014
- With spending push, Republicans hope to retain state Senate majority
- Political polls in the final days are no more accurate than any other polls
- Hillsborough County the latest to be put under firewood quarantine
- Christie makes fifth NH visit to campaign for Havenstein
Seacoast Online
- Key things to know about NH's elections
- NH candidates make their closing arguments
- Band members, Brown exchange words
Union Leader
- NH voters could tip the scales nationally
- GOP's Christie gets on the bus to stump for NH candidates
- Hassan talks apples and politics during Londonderry campaign stop
- On the issues: U.S. Senate candidates, at a glance
- On the issues: First Congressional District candidates, at a glance
- On the issues: Second Congressional District candidates, at a glance
- On the issues: Gubernatorial candidates, at a glance
- Shea-Porter, Guinta ready for voters to decide 3rd match-up
- U.S. Senate candidates try to sway undecided voters
- Kuster, Garcia talk to voters before Election Day
- Hassan, Havenstein campaigning as race for governor tightens
Citizen of Laconia
- Cryans makes a second go at Executive Council seat
- Pollak, DeVoy vie for county commission seat
- Kenney vies for re-election to Executive Council
Concord Monitor
- Measuring public opinion one phone call at a time at the UNH Survey Center
- Lights, cameras, action: NH is in the spotlight, as usual
- Legislative recommendations for Fish and Game revenue include new fees
- Accessibility is critical on Election Day, officials say
- Election eve: Plenty of food, but no time to eat
Conway Daily Sun
- Big turnout expected for today's election
- Hassan and Havenstein spar in Conway
- NH could see record turnout
- Derry poll worker ousted for comments
- Tax rates fluctuate in Southern New Hampshire
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Van Ostern’s opponent is unable to campaign
- Shaheen tries for 2nd term, Brown for 2nd state
Nashua Telegraph
- NH gas prices fall almost to $3/gallon
- Election signs often go missing – but not always for nefarious reasons
- Questions or concerns about legality of voting? Call the state hotline
- Final campaigning ahead of Election Day
- Rick Perry NH bound right after midterm elections

Nov. 3, 2014
- Parties rally and look to mobilize support
Seacoast Online
- Locals get ready to vote
- Clinton says New Hampshire taught her about 'grit'
Union Leader
- Republican bus tour ends with rally in Queen City
- Hillary stumps for Democrats in Nashua
- Countdown to NH's Shaheen, Brown decision in final stages
- WMUR releases the last Granite State poll ahead of elections
- GOP hopefuls continue bus tour Sunday
- Hillary Clinton visits NH ahead of election
Concord Monitor
- NH Republicans make last-minute push to rally voters
- Hillary Clinton makes retail pitch in New Hampshire return
- Food hub could boost local food movement in central New Hampshire
- NH voters face big decisions
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Hassan, Havestein making closing arguments to voters
- Who’s on the ballot in NH?
- Christie to make 5th NH stop for Havenstein
- In New Hampshire, Clinton shows family ties
Keene Sentinel
- Two vying for NH Senate District 12 seat
- Two compete to represent NH Executive Council District 2
Nashua Telegraph
- Clinton, Hassan, Shaheen rally voters at Nashua Community College
- New school year, more empty school desks throughout the region
- Where in the world is Sullivan County?
- New NH1/NEC poll - NH Governor and Senate contests all knotted up
- Hillary Clinton in NH to stump for Shaheen/Hassan
- NH candidates hit the ground in Granite State for stretch run

Nov. 2, 2014
- In New Hampshire, two different tales of Scott Brown's state jump
Seacoast Online
- Senate ads create political 'poison'
- Rich political traditions mark Executive Council race
- ‘Every vote counts’ on Tuesday
- Former state senator accused of altercation with Brown campaign
Union Leader
- Countdown to NH's Shaheen, Brown decision in final stages
- Young voters cooling on Democrats
- Former NH Senate president David Nixon dies at 82
- Garry Rayno's State House Dome: On Tuesday, expect more than 50 percent turnout
- A rematch in Hillsborough County Attorney contest
- Lawsuit puts heat on Shaheen over IRS targeting
- Brown, Shaheen and the geography of the shipyard
- Candidates for governor, Senate, and Congress campaign in New Hampshire Saturday
Concord Monitor
- Can Republicans capture the NH Legislature?
- Maine vote could have implications for NH bear hunters
- NH political campaigns winding down
- CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK: 3 top candidates in NH host election night party
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Why do they run? State legislators earn just $100
- Hassan, Havenstein making closing arguments to voters
- Shaheen-Brown race down to the wire
- Old rivals Guinta, Shea-Porter vying again for Congress
Keene Sentinel
- A guide to what you need to know for Tuesday's elections
Nashua Telegraph
- Exit 12 tolls in Merrimack demolished
- Negative ads or neighbor’s advice: In the end, getting people to the polls is what matters

Nov. 1, 2014

- Spending in Shaheen-Brown race reaches historic proportions
Seacoast Online
- NH lawsuit challenges new law banning ballot photos
Union Leader
- Day after debate, Brown, Sen. Shaheen show up in Sullivan County
- ACLU files federal suit to stop NH's 'ballot selfie' publishing law
- Election Day hotline established to report suspected voter fraud, abuse
- Lawsuit challenges law forbidding posting pics of ballots
- Shaheen, Brown hit road in final days of campaign
- Scott Brown accepts debate panelist's apology
- Bill Clinton records radio ad for Jeanne Shaheen
Concord Monitor
- Shaheen reflects on past six years while looking ahead
- Brown takes national approach with campaign
- New state law banning ballot photos challenged
- Only Libertarian state representative candidate in the state is running in her eighth election
- State representative running in new district
- Secretary of State Bill Gardner makes election turnout predictions
Conway Daily Sun
- New Hampshire's U.S. Attorney sets up voter hotline
- Councilors to OK $12M to keep pollution from river
- ACA grants funds 2 new positions, extended hours
- Brown tours Sullivan County after debate comments
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Secretary of state says voter turnout could set a record
- Early votes exceed 15 million - but who benefits?
Keene Sentinel
- Shaheen and Brown: How the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues
Nashua Telegraph
- Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck

Oct. 31, 2014
- Data reveals impact of the ACA on NH's uninsured
- Shaheen, Brown press their cases in final debate
- Nashua, a political crossroads
- Despite upturn in tone, Shaheen, Brown race remains 'one of the most negative' in the country
Seacoast Online
- Shaheen, Brown take geography quiz in final debate
- Metal Trades Council endorses Shea-Porter
- Havenstein touts economic plan
- Democrats hit Havenstein on raises amid scam probe
Union Leader
- Senate candidates sharply divided on Islamic threat, Ebola, Obamacare
- After Keene riot, PSU campus on alert as party plan is spread by social media
- Senate battle attracts 17,000 TV ads in NH
- Hassan says helping veterans remains a priority
- Shaheen, Brown clash in final U.S. Senate debate
- NH remembers Boston Mayor Tom Menino
- Poll shows Shaheen maintaining lead over Brown
Citizen of Laconia
- Commissioners vote to reclassify nursing home position
Concord Monitor
- Shaheen, Brown face off in final debate
- Garcia’s conservative record a study in contradictions with her moderate reputation
- U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster pushes constituent services to bolster bipartisan credentials
- AFP, NEA targeted in campaign finance complaint
- U.S. Senate, gubernatorial races breed big ad spending
- U.S. Attorney has Election Day hotline ready in NH
- Hassan, Havenstein spending same amount
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Former toll plaza being removed in Merrimack
- NH passenger rail authority launches website

Oct. 30, 2014
- Hassan, Havenstein face off in last debate
- Shaheen campaigns on funding for start-ups, Brown visits Seabrook nuclear plant
- Kuster continues to distance herself from president
- Executive Council OKs wind farm funding, clears way for five new turbines
- Hassan says state will take action to enforce 21-day Ebola quarantine
Seacoast Online
- Hassan, Havenstein trade barbs over economy
- Hassan, Brown and Guinta win matchstick poll
- Shaheen emphasizes small business efforts
Union Leader
- Candidates for governor take on economy, Ebola in debate
- Trump fired up over NH mailer
- AG sued over documents in former Rockingham County attorney case
- NH Guard members buoyed by deployment ceremony
- Brown, Shaheen run hardest where support is deepest
- Gubernatorial candidates spend about $1.2 million each
- Debate preview: New Hampshire Senate
- States draft policies to deal with Ebola
- Analysis: Grading the NH governor debate
- Hassan, Havenstein debate economy, energy, Ebola
- Political signs adopt look of other side
- Poll shows Hassan increasing lead over Havenstein
Concord Monitor
- Hassan, Havenstein get in last-minute jabs during final televised debate
- Marilinda Garcia stumps at the Barley House in Concord
- Executive Council approves $4 million bond to get Berlin wind project off the ground
- Three candidates vie for one seat on the Concord School Board in District B
- Elementary school teacher, college professor compete for District C school board seat
Conway Daily Sun
- Clear differences between White and Bradley in race for state Senate
- Hassan wants to continue bipartisan progress
- Chandler reacts to NH ranking 48th in the nation in corporate tax study
- Hampton residents face off in Senate District 24
Foster's Daily Democrat
- $4M bond approved to finance wind farm project
- One last debate before high-stakes Senate election
- Durham named best-in-state for population growth and jobs
- Fuller Clark says she can work with Republicans for betterment of state
Keene Sentinel
- A look at the issues: NH governor's race
- A look at the issues: 2nd Congressional District race
- Sheehan, Wheeler vie for Executive Council District 5 seat
- Nonresidential projects continue to set the pace in Sept.
- Chris Christie to return to NH, again, on Nov. 3
- As Halloween nears, a scary battle between Shaheen and Brown

Oct. 29, 2014

- Kuster, Garcia trade debate barbs; poll puts Kuster ahead
- NH to require home quarantine for visitors who've had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa
- FairPoint offers reward for tips on vandalized equipment
- Moose season ends with 91 successful permits
Seacoast Online
- Cali-Pitts faces challenge from Thorsen
- Polling shows close races in NH
- NH Rebellion looks to stamp money out of politics
- Brown underwater in NH, but Shaheen could sink
- AG monitors Sprague's suit against Fred Fuller Oil
- Kaine stumps for Shaheen
- Havenstein at Portsmouth Rotary on Thursday
Union Leader
- Accusations fly as Kuster, Garcia clash in 2nd CD debate
- App offers a comprehensive look at all candidates
- Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Shaheen, Brown ad wars heat up
- UNH Survey Center poll: Kuster leads Garcia
- Tea Party PAC endorses Scott Brown
- 2nd CD post-debate 'spin room': Garcia 'shocked' at how many times Kuster interrupted her
- Debate preview: New Hampshire governor
- Laconia lawmakers take first step toward banning Spice
- Laconia police report recent rash of heroin overdoses
- Kuster, Garcia clash in Granite State Debate
- Poll shows Kuster surging to big lead
Citizen of Laconia
- Governor labels drug use as serious public safety problem
Concord Monitor
- Kuster, Garcia debate with one week left to Election Day
- Shea-Porter: Guinta takes pride in blocking legislation
- Joining other states, NH announces monitoring plans for travel from Ebola-affected countries
- Georgevits, Reardon vie for Concord’s seat on the Merrimack County Board of Commissioners
- Senate District 6 candidates are clearly divided
- Derry forum focuses on solution to heroin epidemic
- Coyle seeks re-election to county commission
- Conway, Plaia battle for county attorney post
- Four seats up for grabs in House District 14
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Tackling sexual violence: Ayotte lauds UNH for being at the forefront
- Hassan, Havenstein to meet in final TV debate
Nashua Telegraph
- Buzzwords in Kuster-Garcia House debate: ‘Absent,’ ‘naive’
- State to hold Nashua meeting to improve bus, rail service
- Time-tested closing arguments in NH's Senate race

Oct. 28, 2014
- With three tight races, NH GOP eyes college voters
- McCain backs Brown on foreign policy campaign stump
- New players shake up the campaign ground game in NH
- Guinta and Shea-Porter meet for final debate
- Garcia defends opposition to gay marriage, record on abortion
- Clinton to rally behind Hassan, Shaheen in Nashua
- Debate preview: 2nd Congressional District
- Analysis: Grading the 1st Congressional District debate
- Shea-Porter, Guinta spar in 1st District debate
- Poll shows slim lead for Shea-Porter over Guinta
- Big names help NH candidates campaign
Citizen of Laconia
- Executive Committee, commissioners butt heads with transfer requests
Concord Monitor
- NH campaign signs blossom in legal gray area
- Challengers for Odell’s NH Senate seat spar over minimum wage, future of key district
- Shea-Porter, Guinta spar in 1st District debate
- McCain joins New Hampshire Republicans on the campaign trail, presses for more support for rebels fighting ISIS
- Democrats, Republicans push get-out-the-vote efforts across NH
Conway Daily Sun
- Havenstein outlines economic priorities as he vies to unseat Gov. Hassan
- Polls show support for ending automatic gas tax hikes is rising
Nashua Telegraph
- McCain campaigns in Hollis for Garcia
- NH gas prices keep falling - down 26 cents/gallon in one month
- NH to have 60-plus health care plans in 2015
- NH Senate mail campaigns take negative turn
- Hillary Clinton coming to Nashua, NH, for Shaheen
- John McCain jokes about 2016 and slams Hillary Clinton in Nashua, NH
- New Hampshire heroin deaths this year could double last year's
- New NH1/NEC poll Governor and Senate contests all knotted up
Political Tracker
Ayotte discusses immigration, Ferguson chaos

WMUR — 11/27/2014

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte gave her take as a former prosecutor on the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri, and a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
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Unemployment rates in all NH counties tick downward in October

LFDA Virtual Town Hall — 11/27/2014

All 10 New Hampshire counties saw a decrease in unemployment in October, according to new data from the state Department of Employment Security.


Hassan calls for millions of dollars in budget cuts
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March 1, 2014
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Effective Legislators
September 12, 2013
Citizen of Laconia: Many in NH believe full day kindergarten should not be required
August 23, 2013
NHBR: Should genetically modified food be labeled?
August 10, 2013
Seacoast Online: New Hampshire should put labels on genetically modified food
May 22, 2013
Citizen of Laconia: Casino gambling slightly favored, but New Hampshire is hardly 'all in'
April 5, 2013
NHBR: Should state aid recipients be drug-tested?
February 21, 2013

NHBR: Should NH raise its minimum wage?
January 12, 2013
Union Leader: Should NH reinstate the 10 cents tobacco tax it cut?
November 1, 2012
WGIR: LFDA interview with Paul Westcott
August 17, 2012
Concord Monitor: Bonfire of pledges to be held tonight; Just trying to help (letter to the editor)
August 16, 2012
Union Leader: NH property taxes not what some claim they are
August 15, 2012
Union Leader: Alliance says PolitiFact stretched 'truth' on property tax ranking
July 27, 2012
Foster's Daily Democrat: Disclose act not a panacea, but ... 
April 26, 2012
Laconia Citizen: Popularity of medicinal, recreational marijuana appears to be growing
April 8, 2012
Seacoast Online: Granite Staters support same-sex marriage
January 8, 2012 Mitt maintains steady pace in Concord
December 29, 2011

Seacoast Online: First-in-the-nation primary is a privilege
December 25, 2011
Seacoast Online: What do Granite Staters really think about guns?
December 16, 2011 Bachmann impresses in GOP debate, The Battle of Romney
November 30, 2011 There will be blood
November 11, 2011
Union Leader: Portsmouth Herald given First Amendment award
September 14, 2011
Seacoast Online: Thorsen brings Free State pledge to Portsmouth council race
July 9, 2011
Keene Sentinel: Facebook meets free speech
February 26, 2010
Business NH Magazine: Live Free or Die: More than a motto
February 22, 2010
Seacoast Online: Alliance aims to empower citizens
February 17, 2010
NH Insider: Gregg Rejects Expanded Gambling during LFDA Webcast
February 14, 2010
Concord Monitor: No debates (Shira Schoenberg column)
February 12, 2010
Seacoast Online: Alliance sets up Web forums to engage N.H

Major Daily NH News Sources

The Citizen


Concord Monitor


Conway Daily Sun

(The Conways)


(So. New Hampshire)

Foster's Daily Democrat


Keene Sentinel


Nashua Telegraph


New Hampshire Public Radio


New Hampshire Public Television


New Hampshire Union Leader

(Manchester and state)

Seacoast Online


Valley News

(North Country)



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